US Marines Can 3D Print Concrete Barracks In 40 Hours

When we think of the construction of buildings, this is usually a process that is seen as taking a while, at least not as far as as makeshift buildings are concerned. However it appears that the US Marines have managed to figure out a way that will allow them to 3D print concrete barracks in as little time as 40 hours.


3D Printed Xbox One Steering Wheel Controller Is All Kinds Of Awesome

Input devices like keyboard, mice, and gamepads are great for playing games with, but they tend to be rather “general” in terms of use. This is by no means a bad thing, but when it comes to certain games, there is no doubt more niche controllers could do a better job. For example arcade fighting games might benefit from a fight stick setup, and driving games a steering wheel controller.


Inventor Creates Working Doctor Octopus Exoskeleton

There are probably many out there who after seeing Doctor Octopus or Spider-Man’s latest suit in Avengers: Infinity War, wouldn’t mind two extra pairs of hands to help them do things. In the case of a 10-year old boy, it seems that his wish came true as he is the recipient of a working Doctor Octopus-like exoskeleton.


GM Turns To 3D Printing For More Affordable Electric Car Parts

3D printing is an amazing piece of technology and we’ve seen it used for artsy stuff and also used for medical and industrial purposes, allowing companies to create customized components in a shorter span of time. Now it looks like General Motors (GM) will be leveraging that technology to help advance its electric car efforts.


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Low-Cost 3D-Printed Home Will Help Overcome Housing Shortages

There are countless people across the globe without adequate housing and despite all of the efforts being made by governments and non-profits, there’s still a long way to go before housing can be secured for those in dire need of it. ICON, a startup based in Austin, demonstrated a low-cost 3D-printed home that’s being presented as a potential solution to this global problem.


US Military Testing System That Can 3D Print Drones On Demand

Drones, like tanks, fighter jets, and other military vehicles and machinery are finite, meaning that if you destroy enough there will be none left. So imagine a situation where an enemy has shot down the military’s remaining drone, what then? Or better yet, imagine if the situation were such that the military could simply 3D print a new drone and have it operational in a short amount of time.


Researchers Confirm That Aluminum Foil Can Improve Your WiFi Signal

Given the different ways our homes are laid out internally, sometimes you might find certain areas in your home basically being void of any WiFi coverage whatsoever. There are ways around this problem, such as buying WiFi extenders, creating a WiFi mesh network using devices like Google WiFi, or purchasing a router with a more powerful signal.


XYZprinting da Vinci Color 3D Printer Makes Everything Easier

#IFA2017, #ShowStoppersIFA – Most 3D Printers use colored materials, which mean that you purchase a base material of a particular color. Printers have some trays that allow them to use more than one color at any given time. However, there is still a pretty strict limit. The da Vinci Color 3D printer aims to change all this for the better.


The Netherlands Is Getting A 3D Printed Cycling Bridge

When the average person thinks of 3D printing, you might think of simple DIY home projects where you can 3D print little gadgets, custom made jewelry, knick knacks and whatnot. However in terms of commercialization, over in the Netherlands it seems that researchers at the Eindhoven University of Technology are putting together a bridge for cyclists using 3D printed reinforced concrete (via Engadget).


3D Printed iPhone 8 Models Based On Leaked Schematics

In a somewhat unprecedented move, Apple has stuck to the design of the iPhone 6 for the past 3 models – the iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, and the iPhone 7, leading many to call the company boring. However if the rumors are true, all of that is expected to change with the iPhone 8 which is rumored to usher in a bunch of new features and design changes.


MIT Creates 3D Printed Rocket Motor Made Out Of Plastic

When it comes to heat, plastic is usually a pretty bad idea, which is why it has been advised not to use plastic together with hot things, like boiling soup, drinks, food, and etc. So if plastic isn’t advised for hot food, it probably makes sense that you wouldn’t use plastic for even hotter things, like a rocket motor, right?


3D Printed Patches Could Help Patients Recover From Heart Attacks

A heart attack is a scary thing and it can go either way, although usually after the first attack things are never really quite the same. However in the future healing the heart after a heart attack could be a relatively simple procedure of applying a 3D printed patch that has the ability to heal scarred heart tissue.


Boeing To Use 3D Printed Parts For The 787 Dreamliner

We’ve seen 3D printing being used in all kinds of industries where it can be used to create things on the spot that might otherwise take a long time. It also helps companies and users create working prototypes on the fly, and we’ve also seen how it can be used in the fashion industry to help create customized sneakers.


Adidas Unveils Futurecraft 4D Shoe Made With 3D Printing

Shoes right now come in a variety of generic sizes in which for some who are lucky, fit like a glove. For others who aren’t so lucky, they might have to wear a size up or down and pad it with socks to get a good fit. This is where 3D printing comes in handy where shoes could be produced to fit the feet of the wearer precisely.